Scientists have suggested that the use of graphic labels on packaging could be employed by governments to shame people into not eating meat.
Graphic labelling telling the general public that “Animals suffer when you eat meat” and “The Amazon rainforest is destroyed when you eat meat” can be used to shame people into not buying and consuming meat products, scientists have claimed.
It is the latest development in a trend that has seen actors — who believe they are doing good — +push for people to stop eating meat products, with the topic of cutting down on meat consumption being a significant talking point at the World Economic Forum’s Davos conference this year.
In service of this end, Scientists from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands believe they have found that slapping graphic labelling on meat products similar to those found on cigarette packaging can prevent people from eating meat.
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